Highly Specialist Clinical / Counselling Psychologist - RB - NELFT Highly Specialist Clinical / Counselling Psychologist - RB - NELFT

Highly Specialist Clinical / Counselling Psychologist – RB

Reference: 395-RR692-22

Band: NHS AfC: Band 8a

Location: Health & Social Care Seven Kings

Closing Date: 15/08/2022

This is a new post linked to new funding specifically to enhance the old age psychology offer. As a Highly Specialist Clinical/Counselling Psychologist you will be joining qualified and assistant psychology colleagues within the wider mental health team and memory service. Your primary roles will be the provision of highly specialist psychological assessment, formulation and intervention with service users and their families, and joint working with team colleagues. Within NELFT there will be opportunities for continuing professional development and contribution to research and development. We have good links with Clinical Psychology doctoral training programmes and will expect you to provide a training placement in addition to involvement in teaching and training.

The post is full time, offering excellent opportunities to develop special professional interests; share expertise and work closely with colleagues. Part-time working will be considered. Training, good support and partnership working is offered. Close relationships also exist with multi-agency partners.

The teams current operational working hours is Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm although some flexibility may be needed, a car driver would be desirable but not essential for the role.  This role will involve visiting people’s homes and other public places.

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